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UCDC Washington Center Arts & Humanities Internship Program

Expand your horizons! Come to Washington, DC to take advantage of the many opportunities that our nation’s capital has to offer you. Located in the heart of Washington DC, the UC Washington Center provides an opportunity to engage in a wide range of internships at museums, galleries, theaters for the performing arts and many other cultural institutions, learn about the making of national arts & culture policy and meet members of the national & international arts community.

The Center is within minutes of the Smithsonian Institution and many other major museums & galleries, the Kennedy Center and much, much more. Also, arts focused forums will be held at the Center with national and UC artists, scholars and organizations. Most importantly you will be in the heart of one of the World’s major cultural centers.

More information about UCDC Internship Opportunities:

About UCDC:
The University of California has extended its mission of service, teaching and research to the Nation’s capital. The UC Washington Center is a multi-campus residential, instructional and research center that provides students and faculty from the University of California with opportunities to research, work, study and live within rich cultural, political and international heritage of our capital city.

Participating Academic Programs

The following campuses participate in the academic program of the UC Washington Center. Students from these and other campus programs spend a term in residence at the Center working and studying in the Washington DC metropolitan area. As interns with Congress, the Federal Government, research and advocacy organizations, the news media and through a host of other opportunities, students gain firsthand exposure to the American political process while attaining valuable work experience. Students enrolled during the academic year take courses at the Center to fulfill the academic component of each campus program. Many write and present comprehensive research papers based in part on their internship experiences.

Participating Campuses:

  • UC Berkeley
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Riverside
  • UC Davis
  • UC Irvine
  • UC Los Angeles
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Merced
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